Lukas advises on a broad range of corporate tax law matters, with a particular focus on the tax structuring of transactions and reorganisations, international tax law, financial instruments and tax litigation.
Acting for corporate groups across a variety of business sectors, financial institutions and financial investors, Lukas has significant experience in advising on various commercial transactions (M&A, private equity and real estate transactions). He also specialises in the taxation of structured products, capital market transactions and fund investments.
Advising Liberty Global on the sale of its Austrian operations, UPC Austria, to the Deutsche Telekom Group (transaction value: EUR 1.9 bn);
Advising LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Corporation on the acquisition of the Austrian automotive supplier ZKW Group (transaction value: EUR 1.1 bn);
Advising various airlines on different transactions in the European market, including
advising a non-EU airline in connection with the envisaged acquisition of an Austrian airline and the set-up, structure and establishment of a Joint Venture between two touristic airlines,
advising an insolvent German airline on the sale of its entire business, and
advising a European airline on the restructuring of its European flight business;
Advising ABB on a major European acquisition;
Advising different non-Austrian major banks and financial investors in connection with the investment in Austrian listed corporations and related derivative transactions including the representation in the course of proceedings before the Austrian Federal Tax Court (Bundesfinanzgericht) and the Austrian Supreme Administrative Court (Verwaltungsgerichtshof).